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Do the phones have a dial tone?

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Do the phones have a dial tone?

Am I missing something or this phones do not have a dial tone when headset is picked up? Is my phone broken? I can still make calls
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Re: Do the phones have a dial tone?

The VoIP dial tone has an interesting secret: it's not real. A cell phone doesn't have  a dial tone, you can tell whether it has a signal by looking at how many bars it has. An IP phone is similar, in that you can tell if it can make a call by seeing if it is connected to the Local Area Network. The actual tone is an MP3 that is programmed into the phone itself.

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Re: Do the phones have a dial tone?

 MC does not use a dialtone. Instead, to demonstrate that the phone is connected to the cloud and ready to place calls Meraki has added a small indicator on the phone display. Green is good.

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Re: Do the phones have a dial tone?

The VoIP dial tone has an interesting secret: it's not real. A cell phone doesn't have  a dial tone, you can tell whether it has a signal by looking at how many bars it has. An IP phone is similar, in that you can tell if it can make a call by seeing if it is connected to the Local Area Network. The actual tone is an MP3 that is programmed into the phone itself.

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